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Gravestone of Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Circa 10 Yards West of Church of St Michael, Ford

Description: Gravestone of Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Circa 10 Yards West of Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 238065

OS Grid Reference: NT9444237400
OS Grid Coordinates: 394442, 637400
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6301, -2.0898

Location: B6353, Ford, Northumberland TD15 2QG

Locality: Ford
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD15 2QG

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Listing Text

NT 9437
17/98 Gravestone of Louisa,
Marchioness of
Waterford, c.10 yards
west of Church of
St. Michael

Gravestone with cross. 1891 by G.F. Watts. At the back two kneeling angels
c.4 ft. high, holding a shield and wreath with the Waterford arms. The base of
this sculpture is inscribed:

For certain he hath seen all perfectness who among other
ladies hath seen her.
She walked with humbleness for her array. She was a creature
sent from heaven to stay.

In front of this a recumbent Celtic cross resting on 4 low walls. The arms of
the cross have angels, the centre a maze. The shaft is inscribed:

In loving memory of Louisa Ann, Widow of Henry,
3rd Marchioness of Waterford, Daughter of Lord Stuart de Rothesay.
Born 1818. Died at Ford where for many years she
lived honoured and beloved by all May 12th 1891.

Listing NGR: NT9444237400

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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